tǫng

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See also: tong, tóng, tòng, tông, tōng, tổng, and tǒng

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *tangiz (tong). Cognate with Old English tang, tange, Old Frisian tange, tonge, Old Saxon tanga, Old High German zanga.

Noun[edit]

tǫng f (genitive tangar, plural tengr or tangir)

  1. smith's tongs

Declension[edit]

This noun may either be conjugated like a regular i-stem noun or as a consonant stem, having i-umlaut in the nominative and accusative plurals.

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • töng in A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, G. T. Zoëga, Clarendon Press, 1910, at Internet Archive.